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make?" here's alisa weinstein, author of "earn it, learn it." >> we know our kids are more likely to open up when we're not staring at them, which makes car rides a great time to ask those tough, uncomfortable questions. though sometimes, its not us who's doing the asking. recently, my seven-year-old asked me how much our house costs. i was stunned silent. i'm rarely stunned silent. do i tell her? what will she think? do i not tell her? will she tell her friends? do i care if she tells her friends? and it immediately reminded me of how parents are more comfortable talking to their kids about sex than they are about money. but why? well, sex talks can be embarrassing, but in a different way than money talks. our society wraps so much of our identity into what we make and what we own, so separating our financial worth from our self- worth can be really hard to do, let alone explain to a kid. though i still feel hiding our financial decisions sends the wrong message. it says money is some secret, adult-only world children just can't handle. of course, there needs to be discretion-- t
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house cost? would you? let us know us on facebook and twitter @bizrpt. i'm alisa weinstein. >> tom: finally tonight, happy birthday to google. the web giant is 14 today. to celebrate, it's serving up a digital slice of cake. from researching for business to finding the nearest latte and sending email, google has become a part of our daily lives with its mission to "organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful." fulfilling that mission has taken google from an $85-per- share initial stock offering to a lifetime closing high tonight of $756.50 a share. that's a 790% gain since its market debut. that's "nightly business report" for thursday, september 26. good night, everyone. we'll see you online at nbr.com, and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> join us anytime at nbr.com. there, you'll find full episodes of the program, complete show transcripts and all the market stats. also follows us on our facebook page at bizrpt. and on twitter @bizrpt.